A Proven Game Plan From A Casino Master In today's casinos, video poker is the most popular game on the circuit—and the only one you can beat with consistency. No one knows its ins and outs better than Victor H. Royer. An insider and the author of more than fifty casino reports, he's the man the gambling houses turn to for advice. Now Royer shares trade secrets in a clear step-by-step guide that will enable you to up the odds for triumph at video poker, no matter which version you play! In this updated edition you'll learn: How to tell which is the best machine or game just by looking at it How the games work The latest innovations in video poker machines How and why paybacks are changed Which ploys casinos use to lure the unaware How to avoid common pitfalls For the first time—the actual payback percentages of all the most popular video poker machines and games . . .Plus much more. Want To Beat The Odds? This Is The Book For You!
Learn When To Hold 'Em And When To Fold 'Em. . . Poker has never been hotter, with the World Series of Poker and celebrity tournaments flooding television screens and online poker rooms drawing millions of visitors every month. While the basic rules of poker are fairly simple, learning how to win can be a challenging—and potentially expensive—experience for novice players. Updated with the latest information, this essential guide from renowned casino insider Victor H. Royer reveals what it takes to more consistently profit from real-life situations. Here you'll find practical, easy-to-apply lessons to help achieve better, more consistent results when playing at the casino, in a local tournament, online, or just in a casual Friday night game with friends: An easy-to-use odds chart for starting hands Rules and techniques for Texas Hold'Em, stud poker, Omaha Hi-Lo, and others The lowdown on low- and middle-limit cash games How to play in tournaments both small and large The ins and outs of playing online The newest poker games, including Badugi, Badacey, mixed games like H.O.R.S.E., and more! A smart player is a strong player—let Powerful Profits from Poker put you on the winning path.
Adapt Your Poker Strategy For Tournaments—And Reap The Rewards! When novices won the World Series of Poker in 2003 and 2004, the word was out: you didn't have to be a pro to take the big prizes from even the toughest poker tournaments. Casinos across the world pulled out slots and put in tables, and thousands of new tournaments have sprang up almost overnight on the Internet. Victor H. Royer, world-renowned gambling columnist and author, can get your tournament game where it needs to be—whether you're an average player in a card room or a novice in front of your computer. Royer shows how the smart players learn to adapt their strategies to beat those who are still using older methods. Updated with the latest information, this book will teach you how to: Bring your game up to tournament levels Avoid common pitfalls of poker tournaments Compete at poker tournament speeds Find the best online tournaments and satellites Play all forms of tournament poker, including H.O.R.S.E., Badugi, and Big O If you're ready to step up to the tournament level, Powerful Profits from Tournament Poker is ready to take you there?and to show you how to win! 134,500 Words
The Games Are Virtual—The Profits Are Real! With increasing availability, Internet poker offers the ideal solution for players who know the basics and are looking for a fun, easy way to get into a game. But how do you pick the sites that offer you the best—and most lucrative—gaming experience? Updated with the latest information on the latest games, Powerful Profits from Internet Poker is the all-in-one guide to getting the most out of online poker, featuring outstanding advice from celebrated gambling columnist and casino insider Victor H. Royer. Here is the first book to answer the real questions posed by real Internet players, including: What are the applicable Internet gambling laws and how do they affect me? Does my state allow Internet poker? Updated strategies for U.S. Internet Poker, and how to play profitably Which international Internet poker sites are still operating? Is it safe? Can I be cheated? How? –and much more! Whether you're an enthusiastic amateur or a seasoned player, this indispensable guide will provide everything you need to enhance your enjoyment of the game, improve your skill, and reap powerful profits. 112,000 Words
The Insider's Guide To Playing—And Winning—Like A Pro! Some say gambling is a "tough way to make an easy living". . .but that's only if you let Lady Luck determine your fate. Victor H. Royer has authored more than fifty casino reports, and his trade secrets and step-by-step techniques will enhance your gaming and fatten your bankroll. This fully updated, comprehensive guide contains professional tips and never-before-revealed strategies for Baccarat, Mini-Baccarat, Roulette, Let It Ride, Pai Gow Poker, Casino Liver Poker (Texas Hold 'Em and Seven-Card Stud), Casino War, Progressive Caribbean Stud, including games like Double Down Stud, Three Card Poker, Caribbean Draw, and Super Nines. Discover: Why Baccarat and Mini-Baccarat are among the most lucrative—and underplayed—games Which Roulette bets offer the highest short-term profits When—and when not—to Let It Ride Crucial differences between European and American Roulette Tips for selecting your high and low hands in Pai Gow Poker Which casinos offer the best variations and payouts on each game The importance of seat selection in Let It Ride and Caribbean Stud Guidelines for calculating your optimum bankroll And much, much more! Want to walk away a winner? This is the book for you! 89,500 Words
Poker Winners Are Different
Author: Alan N. Schoonmaker
Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corp.
An all-in guide to playing the cards you’re dealt, full of “insightful . . . practical advice” from the author of Your Worst Poker Enemy (PokerNews). Every serious poker player knows there’s a big difference between playing well and winning: Winners successfully master discipline and specific habits that keep them ahead of the competition—because as much as poker may be a game of chance, it is also a game of skill, knowledge, and mental acuity. In Poker Winners Are Different, poker guru Dr. Alan N. Schoonmaker explains the key skills that enable winners to bring home the big money. With his expert guidance you’ll learn to: Manage risk and information Develop better discipline Improve your decision-making processes Focus on the right issues Choose the information you share with others Control your reactions and emotions Act decisively Featuring a foreword by tournament-winning professional poker player David “The Mathematician” Sklansky, this accessible and comprehensive book is perfect for anyone looking to up their card game, play more confidently—and, above all, win more often.
You Can Win At Keno, And Video Keno . . . If You Know The Secrets! Some people say that playing Keno is like trying to hit the lottery—but those people never got the scoop on this ancient game from veteran casino insider Victor H. Royer! As one of today's leading experts on casino games and the gambling industry, Victor H. Royer knows how to shift the odds powerfully in your favor, and in this outstanding, fully updated guide he explains how anyone with a little patience—and his proven advice—can enjoy Keno more . . . and win big money! You'll learn the subtle differences between the "live" action of Lounge Keno and the slots-like lure of Video Keno; how to determine which games have the best chance of big payoffs and how to turn a small wager into big profits. Whether you've never tried Keno before or are a longtime player, you'll learn valuable strategies that can put more money in your pocket! Discover such insider tips as: Why all Keno games truly aren't the same When, why, and how to play straight tickets, way tickets, combination tickets, and king tickets How to make number "wheels" and groups for bigger profits Which casinos offer the highest paybacks Why Four-Card and Multi-Card Video Keno can be your most profitable game Professional gambler's secrets for better money discipline And much more! 120,000 Words
Heads-Up No-Limit Hold 'em
Author: Collin Moshman
Publisher: Two Plus Two Publishing LLC
The Book of Bluffs
Author: Matt Lessinger
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
An expert poker player and columnist for "Card Player" magazine shows how players at every level of the game can master the art of the bluff.
The Myth of Poker Talent
Author: Alexander Fitzgerald
Publisher: D&B Publishing
The Myth of Poker Talent is a unique book and is the culmination of renowned poker trainer Alex Fitzgerald’s work with over 1000 students over a 10 year period. Alex has discovered what makes a winning poker player and here’s the good news… It has nothing to do with poker talent. If you want to excel at the game you’ll need to buy this book, study Alex’s method and work hard – but you don’t need talent. Alex’s method focuses on understanding generic poker situations and not specific hands. As a highly experienced teacher, he expresses his ideas in simple, easy-to-understand language. The Myth of Poker Talent will teach you: A “model of poker” built from scratchAn understanding of every poker toolWhy much of what experienced players think they know is actually wrong. … and much, much more.
Author: Dr. Patricia Cardner with Jonathan Little
Publisher: D&B Publishing
Why are the best poker players actually the best? Every serious poker player wants to be successful and many of them have the right technical skills. However, the truth is that there are key mental factors that separate the big winners from everyone else. Patricia Cardner is a psychology professor, licensed professional counselor and dedicated poker player. She interviewed a select group of professional poker players who share two key characteristics: ALL of them have been successful over many years and ALL of them have lifetime winnings of more than $1,000,000. Patricia analyzed the results to determine exactly what psychological skills, techniques, and strategies they use. This book is the result of her studies. Positive Poker outlines the mental skills that you need to develop if you want raise your game. Positive Poker will help you to: Optimize your brain for efficient learning Increase motivation and stay positive Use psychological skills to increase your win rate Increase self-control and reduce tilt Patricia is aided in her investigations by the highly successful poker pro Jonathan Little, author of the critically acclaimed series, Secrets of Professional Tournament Poker.
Author: Michael Lewis
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
The time was the 1980s. The place was Wall Street. The game was called Liar’s Poker. Michael Lewis was fresh out of Princeton and the London School of Economics when he landed a job at Salomon Brothers, one of Wall Street’s premier investment firms. During the next three years, Lewis rose from callow trainee to bond salesman, raking in millions for the firm and cashing in on a modern-day gold rush. Liar’s Poker is the culmination of those heady, frenzied years—a behind-the-scenes look at a unique and turbulent time in American business. From the frat-boy camaraderie of the forty-first-floor trading room to the killer instinct that made ambitious young men gamble everything on a high-stakes game of bluffing and deception, here is Michael Lewis’s knowing and hilarious insider’s account of an unprecedented era of greed, gluttony, and outrageous fortune.
Insider Tips For Beating The Best Games On The Net Internet gambling is the hottest thing in gaming, with tens of millions being wagered every day around the world. For many players, success will be elusive, but for those in the know, the odds of winning consistently can be dramatically improved. Here, nationally renowned gambling columnist and casino insider Victor H. Royer offers fully updated, outstanding advice on what to do when you're ready to try your luck online. He explains where to go, what to expect, and how to maximize your chances of success using his 6-part "Keys to Winning" strategy. With Royer as your guide, you'll confidently navigate the world of online casinos and poker rooms, have more fun, and win more often. You'll learn: Why all online casinos are definitely NOT alike How to find a reputable Internet wagering site Which online games offer the best odds of winning What are the top online casinos Plus, you'll pick up insider tips for such Internet casino favorites as: Keno Cyber Slots Craps Sic Bo Money Wheel Baccarat Roulette Cyber Bingo And more! Because there's such a high turnover among casino sites, Royer has streamlined and generalized the principles in this book to ensure that they remain relevant for the long haul and can be applied to play in any online casino at any time. Keep this invaluable reference handy as your go-to guide for tapping into the powerful profits that are only a mouse click away! 112,000 Words
While most poker players dream of winning $10,000,000 on poker's biggest stage, most find it impossible to win at even the smallest stakes. They usually blame bad luck for their failures whereas in reality, they are simply not skilled enough at poker. The secret to mastering poker is not in memorizing hand ranking charts or following a predetermined system. You must learn to think for yourself while at the table in order to adjust your strategy based on your specific opponents. Strategies for Beating Small Stakes Poker Tournaments will explain how. In this guide, two-time World Poker Tour champion Jonathan Little explains numerous strategies he uses that will allow you to crush your opponents, giving you the opportunity to progress to the middle and high stakes.
One of the ten greatest books written on poker, this must-have book should be in every player's library. If you're serious about winning, you'll realize that most of the profit comes from being able to read your opponents. Caro reveals the the secrets of interpreting tells-physical reactions that reveal information about a player's cards-such as shrugs, sighs, shaky hands, eye contact, and many more. Learn when opponents are bluffing, when they aren't and why-based solely on their mannerisms. Over 170 photos of players in action and play-by-play examples show the actual tells. These powerful ideas will give you the decisive edge.